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Bluecoats Mourn Loss Of Former Member, Instructor, And Volunteer

Bluecoats are saddened to share the loss of one of their own today. Sheila Bear-Wallace was tragically killed by a gunman while walking her dog in a Cleveland neighborhood park on Thursday, January 17th. Sheila was an early member of the Bluecoats as a color guard performer from 1978-80. After aging out, Sheila remained with […]

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Santa Clara Vanguard From The Field: 2019, Episode 1

A brand new year means a brand new season of our video series: From The Field! We are so excited to be back, and ready to make some “Vanguard Magic” at our Brass and Percussion callback camp this weekend. Summer will be here before we know it! Don’t forget to like us on Facebook at […]

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“Drop The Puck On ALS” – January 26th

Our friends at Rockin4ALS our pleased to announce the 2nd Annual “Drop the Puck on ALS” benefit on Saturday, January 26th at Capitol Ice Arena in Middleton, WI. Rockin4ALS was founded in 2000 by Madison Scouts alumnus and instructor Steven Weekes, who would later succumb to ALS in 2005. Today the non-profit organization has expanded […]

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Blue Knights Announce 2019 Tour Admin Leadership

The Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps is excited to announce the administrative leadership team for the 2019 Drum Corps International Summer National Tour! Abel Cabrera will be Blue Knights Tour Director in 2019 Abel Cabrera became involved in drum corps as a baritone player for the Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps in 2014, which […]

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2019 Spartans January Camp Cancelled Due To Weather

With a Major Snowstorm coming in during our January Camp weekend, we have decided to cancel our event. We do this with the best intentions of keeping all of our members, staff and volunteers safe. Detailed information will be coming to all contracted members as well as prospective members via email in regards to assignments […]

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A Busy Weekend For Bluecoats

Last weekend was busy for Bluecoats, as our staff, executive team, designers, and even Bluecoats Indoor gathered in Indianapolis for a weekend of fun, rehearsals, and great conversation. The Bluecoats executive team, caption heads, designers, and members of the board of directors came together for the 2019 DCI Annual Meetings and Instructors Summit. Dubbed “Here’s […]

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Pioneer News From The Top – January 17th, 2019

Here is the public communication from DCI dated January 10th, 2019 “After thoughtful deliberation this afternoon, the voting membership of Drum Corps International revoked the membership of Pioneer Drum & Bugle Corps. As a result, the corps will no longer be permitted to participate in DCI. Read the rest of the article here.

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Continue Your Marching Career With Minnesota Brass

Drum Corps for All Returns on February 6th. Join us at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 6 at Inver Hills College for our Opening Day 2019. There are openings in Brass, Percussion, Guard and Support staff. Read the rest of the article here.

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Meet The 2019 River City Rhythm Guard Team

RCR’s 5th Anniversary season starts in just 4 days and so, in anticipation of this weekend’s audition camp, we are thrilled to announce our 2019 Guard Team! Returning Guard Coordinator/Lead Designer and Choreographer, Seth Pearson will be joined this season by Caption Head/Choreographer, Wesley Tyree, Manager/Lead Technician, Kaitlin Niles, Designer/Visual Artist Jonathan Glatfelter and instructors; […]

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2019 Santa Clara Vanguard DCI Championships Hotel Info

When you come to Indianapolis for the 2019 DCI World Championships, stay and celebrate with us at the Santa Clara Vanguard Headquarters Hotel – the JW Marriott! (Click here for pictures!) The JW Marriott in Downtown Indianapolis soars 33 stories above the city and boasts luxury accommodations to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. […]

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